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HANK BOLAND* Interim Artistic Director

PATRICK RYBARCZYK* Managing Director

Books & Lyrics by Arthur Riordan Music by Bell Helicopter Directed by Kyle Hamman* Musical Direction and Orchestrations by Mike Pryzgoda* Choreographer Brigitte Ditmars

Lighting Designer Jordan Kardasz*

Scenic Designer Joanna Iwanicka

Costume Designer Rachel Sypniewski

Sound Designer Heath Hays

Properties Designer Jeff Shields

Dialect Coach Kathy Logelin

Casting Director Michael Caloia*

Dramaturg Kati Sweaney

Production Manager Sarah Burnham

Stage Manager Jordan Muller

*Denotes Strawdog Company Member This production is made possible in part with support from The Alphawood Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Saints, and the generous contributions of individuals and businesses. Strawdog Theatre Company is a member of The NortHalsted Area Merchants Association, The League of Chicago Theatres, and the Theatre Communications Group

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THE PL AY LOCATION Dublin, 1940’s ***There will be one ten minute intermission***

CAST Tristam Faraday....................................................................................................................Michael Dailey* Muldoon/Myles....................................................................................................................Scott Danielson Philomena O’Shea................................................................................................................Sarah Goeden* John Betjeman/Meehawl O’Dromedary..........................................................................Jason Grimm Agent Green...............................................................................................................................Christina Hall Erwin Schrodinger/The Colonel.............................................................................................. Eric Paskey * Denotes Strawdog Company Member

A D D I T I O N A L P R O D U C T I O N S TA F F Technical Director............................................................................................................................... Eli King Master Electrician.................................................................................................................. Aaron Cannon Asst Costume Designer.............................................................................................Brittany Dee Bodley Asst Lighting Designer.................................................................................................................John Kelly Media Relations....................................................................................................................Shout! Chicago MUSICIANS Triangle, Mandolin, Synthesizer, Violin.......................................................................Hillary Holbrook Accordion, Bass............................................................................................................................ Kristina Lee Flute, Drums, Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer...................................................................Curtis Williams Drums, Bodhran, Electric Guitar, Banjo, Piano..........................................................Mike Pryzgoda*

SPECIAL THANKS The Saints Harrington College of Design Charlie Sansalone Alway Katie Hamilton

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I N T E R I M A R T I S T I C D I R E C TO R ’ S N O T E S Puzzles, code breaking, the duality and duplicity of words; all fodder for a great spy thriller, or in the case of Improbable Frequency, a great spy romantic musical comedy.  We were attracted to Improbable Frequency from the start:  a fun-filled spy musical, with tons of wordplay about code-breakers, romance, intrigue, puns, and the quantum theories behind wave mechanics? It practically screams Strawdog!  In the lobby you’ll find information about counterintelligence, cryptography, and Irish neutrality during the ‘Emergency’; but on the stage we’re telling you a story about people.  People who use words to hide what they mean, people who fight to remain independent by not fighting, people who fall in love when they shouldn’t… you know, people. This play is very much about Strawdog’s value of Genuine Connection, the obstacles to that connection, and the improbability of making a genuine connection in the worst of times. Hank Boland Interim Artistic Director hank@strawdog.org

D I R E C TO R ’ S N O T E Spies, lies and choosing sides. When I tell people that I’m working on a musical set in Ireland during WWII they look at me with an expression that is difficult to explain. They have a smile on their face because who doesn’t love Ireland, right? But they also have a blank glaze in the eye, searching through their mind while trying to place what I just said into some historical narrative. While they gaze off into the cosmos, I add the information that, funny thing, Ireland remained neutral in the war. This further furrows the brow. Oh, and the Irish didn’t call it WWII, they called it The Emergency. Now they are confused, enthralled and want to know more. That’s exactly where I started. When I first read Improbable Frequency, I fell in love with the wordplay and music. The puns are aplenty and I find myself humming the tunes all day. However, nothing is what it seems on the surface. Dig a little deeper and Improbable Frequency reveals a very curious time in Ireland. Newly independent from Britain, Prime Minister DeValera was faced with some hard choices: align yourself with the country you’ve spent generations trying to escape OR support a maniacal regime as they march across Europe killing millions OR perform the nearly impossible and dangerous task of standing firm in the middle. The duality of this musical is something I’m drawn to as an artist. Visual eye candy is best when it’s in service of tough ideas that are sometimes hard to swallow. Full of comedic bits, vocal cartwheels, and a quick step or two, Improbable Frequency is a wacky wordplay musical on the surface but keep your ear to the ground and you’ll pick up on something much more complex. -Kyle Hamman Improbable Frequency

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L E T T E R F R O M T H E B OA R D P R E S I D E N T Dear Patron 25 Years!!!! It’s a time of true celebration at Strawdog Theatre Company! Our 25th Anniversary Season opened with two critically acclaimed premieres and now we are thrilled to bring you Improbable Frequency. We know that in order to sustain and celebrate another 25 seasons, we need to grow, enhance and advance. In this spirit of celebration and looking ahead, we continue our $25K for 25 Years Campaign. Our goal is to honor this amazing milestone by raising $25,000 to support our ongoing programming, upgrade our physical space and expand opportunities for our talented ensemble of artists. We now turn to you. As a patron and supporter of Strawdog, we ask that you contribute in Season 25 knowing that you are helping us to look ahead confidently to the future. Also, the Board of Strawdog would like to encourage you by making a special offer to match your donation! Every dollar donated up to $25,000 will be matched by the Strawdog Board! Double the impact of your giving today! Our first 25 seasons have been filled with many highlights and successes. We want to continue providing these experiences for you - our extended family. Please take a moment to contribute to the $25K for 25 Years Campaign. By doing so, you join us in celebrating this wonderful achievement and making our future brighter. Because of you, Strawdog is… “… an important part of Chicago’s theatre scene.” - Chicago Tribune “… a testament to the creativity, dedication and staying power that is the driving force behind Chicago’s Off-Loop theater scene.” - Chicago Sun Times “… one of the most recognized ensembles in Chicago.” -Time Out Chicago As always, thank you for your continued support of Strawdog Theatre Company! Sincerely,

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BIOGR APHIES Michael Dailey (Tristram Faraday) is thrilled to be working on this production with our wonderful guests artists.  He is an ensemble member and an Associate Artistic Director here at Strawdog, where he has been a company member since 1997. Michael most recently appeared at Strawdog in Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom this past Fall. He has also been seen on this stage in State of the Union, Aristocrats, Marathon ‘33, Julius Caesar and HurlyBurly, among many others. Around town he has had the pleasure of working with the good folks of About Face, Steppenwolf, Stage Left, The Black Ensemble, Eclipse, Shattered Globe, Noble Fool and Defiant, to name a few.  He is a proud graduate of Illinois State University. Scott Danielson (Muldoon/Myles) is stoked to make his Strawdog debut with Improbable Frequency. An Illinois State University graduate and Chicago resident, Scott recently appeared as the Narrator in Awkward Pause’s production of The Rocky Horror Show, Lord Fauntleroy in Nothing Special Productions› Savage Land, and George Washington in the transmedia webseries, I Made America. He will be playing the Warden in BoHo’s Kiss of the Spider Woman this spring. Thank you to Susan for your unending support. Love to Sookie and Shakespeare. Sarah Goeden (Philomena O’Shea) is a proud company member here at Strawdog where she has appeared in Master and Margarita (Jeff Nomination, Best Ensemble) and Red Noses (Jeff nomination, Best En-

semble). Other recent Chicago credits include Mariette in Ecstacy (Jeff nomination, Best Ensemble) and Wuthering Heights, both with Lifeline Theatre; It’s a Wonderful Life with the tour cast of American Theatre Company; I Alone Escaped to Tell Thee of Moby Dick and Cabaret of Desire, both with Blair Thomas and Company; The Mime Show in the Picked Upseries at with The Neofuturists; Dustbowl Gothic, Moby Dick, and Noir, all with The Building Stage; and13 Dead Husbands with Sansculottes Theatre (New City’s Top 5 Female Performances of 2008). Sarah is also a resident teaching artist at Telpochcalli School, a CPS school in Little Village, and a company member with Barrel of Monkeys.  You can also see Sarah this spring performing here at Strawdog as Olympia in Big Love. Sarah would like to dedicate this performance to the man of Irish descent in her life and the man for whom she has big love, her new husband, Malachy Boyle. Jason Grimm (Betjemen/ O’Dromedary) is making his Strawdog debut. He most recently appeared in Circle Theatre’s production of Reefer Madness (The Lecturer). Other shows: Eating Raoul (Paul Bland), Pussy on the House(Preacher/Doc/Polly), Poseidon (Linarcos) with Hell in a Handbag Productions and Theatre Squared’s The Mystery of Irma Vep (Edgar/Jane/Irma). You may also find him playing the piano in a variety of sketchy places around town. Thanks MM-B the cast, crew and Strawdog. Christina Hall (Agent Green) is elated to be working with Strawdog Theatre Company for the first time. She most recently appeared as Charlene in Hot and Throbbing with Interrobang Theatre Project, which Improbable Frequency

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earned her recognition as TimeOut Chicago’s Performer of the Week. Other Chicago credits include work with Kokandy Productions; Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre; Bohemian Theatre Ensemble; Lifeline Theatre; The Inconvenience; Promethean Theatre Ensemble; Sad Hat Productions; 20% Productions; and Emerald City Theatre Company. Outside of Chicago she has also worked with Main Street Theatre, and Hope Summer Repertory Theatre. Christina earned her B.F.A. in Acting at Southern Methodist University. This summer Christina will be playing the role of Kate in “Taming of the Shrew” with Muse of Fire, where she is a company member. Eric Paskey (Erwin Schrodinger/The Colonel) is proud to call Improbable Frequency his first production with Strawdog Theatre Company! He is a graduate of Kent State University and the ImprovOlympic training center.  Favorite Chicago credits include Aunt Dan and Lemon (Andy), Ballad of the Sad Café (Stumpy), The Ruling Class (Dinsdale), and Denise Druczwski’s Inferno (Phil Ligras).  Eric has also had the pleasure of working with BackStage Theatre Company, Signal Ensemble Theatre, Collaboraction, Rubicon Theater Project, Halcyon Theatre Company, Arts/ Lanes, New Leaf Theatre, and the National Theatre for Children. In the summertime, he can be found on the mound for the Starving Comics and iO softball teams.  Love and thanks to RF for her continued love and support, and for being my voice of reason. Kyle Hamman (Director) Kyle Hamman (Director) is the owner/operator of KBH Media, a small multi-media production company that specializes in visual storytelling. He has been involved in Chicago theatre as an actor, designer, 6

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director and producer for almost 15 years and has been a member of the Strawdog Ensemble since 2000. Hamman has appeared in over twenty Strawdog productions and facilitated numerous others behind the scenes including his Strawdog directorial debut, Old Town. He is originally from North Little Rock, Arkansas. After graduating from Ouachita Baptist University, he spent a season at Actors Theatre of Louisville as an acting apprentice and then moved to Chicago. Hamman has worked with numerous theatres in Chicago including Mary-Arrchie (Freedom of the City, Jeff NominationBest Actor), CollaborAction, Noble Fool, Northlight, Serendipity, Teatro Vista, Theatre Seven, WildClaw Theatre, Writers Theatre, and The Factory where he directed Ren Faire! A Fistful of Ducats. Hamman will be directing for WildClaw this summer as well as designing video for Steppenwolf’s Next Up production of Fat Pig. He is married to fellow Strawdog Ensemble member Shannon Hoag. Mike Przygoda (Musical Director and Orchestrations) is a composer, multiinstrumentalist, and company member of Strawdog Theatre and Barrel Of Monkeys.  Although he has composed and sound designed for a number of shows here, this will be his first time being on stage for the performance of a show.   During the day he accompanies dance classes for The Chicago High School for the Arts.  During the night, he produces records for SpeedFi Productions and plays in a a variety of bands.  He received a Jeff Award in 2012 for Artistic Specialization in Percussion (Moby Dick, Building Stage).   Thank you to Hilary, Kristina, and Curtis for being such an amazing band, and Ausberto and Teresa for being such amazing pinch hitters. Hank Boland (Interim Artistic Director) began his relationship with Strawdog in 2000 as an audience member (just like


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you!). He collaborated with the ensemble as a playwright in the creation of The True Ballad of Fall’s Blessings (2005) and contributed to Wireless Four (2005) and wrote Radio Theater Six (2007). In 2006 he was asked to create a writing initiative for the Strawdog Ensemble, now known as The Hit Factory! In 2008 Hank joined the ensemble and served as Managing Director from 2009-2011. He is currently Strawdog’s Director of New Works as well as the director of Strawdog’s popular late night offering Theatre Wars! He has been an adjunct faculty member in the Film Department of Columbia College Chicago since 2004 where he teaches a variety of screenwriting classes; he is an administrative staff member of The League of Chicago Theatres; and he is currently pursuing his MFA in Playwriting through Spalding University’s briefresidency program in Louisville, Kentucky. His writings include numerous pieces at Strawdog, as well as co-authoring four musical comedies, a commissioned piece with 2nd Story, and most recently adapting a piece for Barrel of Monkeys. Hank is honored to be serving as Interim Artistic Director, and would like to thank all the members of his artistic family at Strawdog for their hard work, dedication, and support. (If you’d like to get more involved with Strawdog, get in touch with him at hank@strawdog.org) Brittany Dee Bodley (Assistant Costume Designer) is thrilled to be working with Strawdog Theatre Company for the first time. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Design from the University of Iowa as well as a B.S. in Communication Arts from Troy University in Alabama. Her recent designs include After with Profiles Theatre, Sherlock’s Last Case and Lost in Yonkers with Iowa Summer Repertory, In the Night (Martha Clarke Partnership) and Big Love with the University of Iowa. She is excited to finally be in Chicago and would like

to thank her loved ones for all of their support. Roll Tide! Sarah Burnham (Production Manager) Recent projects include: production coordinator for the Peninsula Players 2012 Season; production management for Flare Path with Griffin Theater, properties design for Failure: A Love Story with Victory Gardens; production management for It’s a Wonderful Life: Live at the Biograph! with American Blues Theater; properties design for Luther, The Receptionist, Festen with Steep Theater; production management for Purple Heart,Cripple of Inishmaan at Redtwist Theater. Sarah is a proud ensemble member at American Blues Theater where she is on staff as their resident production manager. Up Next: properties design for The Whale with Victory Gardens, and production management for Big Love here at Strawdog. Aaron Cannon (Master Electrician) is excited to be working with Strawdog Theater again.  A freelance lighting designer and master electrician, his recent electrician work includes The Nativity (Congo Square Theater), Burnt Part Boys (Griffin Theater), and The Petrified Forest (Strawdog Theater).  His most recent design work has been the live movie event Night of the Magician (Screen Door Productions).  Aaron lives in Chicago with his wife, Elizabeth. Brigitte Ditmars (Choreographer) is thrilled to finally play in Strawdog Theatre’s sandbox. Chicago area choreography credits include Reefer Madness at Circle Theatre, In Trousers at Porchlight Music Theatre, Cinderella at Emerald City Theatre, Poseidon! An Upside-down Musical at Hell In A Handbag (Non Equity Jeff Award Nomination) Camp Nimrod for Girls at Live Bait Theatre (Non Equity Jeff Award Nomination) and Bailiwick Repertory’s Pinafore! (Non Equity Jeff Award Improbable Frequency

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Recipient)  Brigitte is an Artistic Associate at Signal Ensemble Theatre and Hell In a Handbag Productions as well as a member of the Dead Writers Theatre Collective. Heath Hays (Sound Designer) is giddy to be collaborating with the folks at Strawdog for Improbable Frequency. He has designed sound for many companies in Chicago scene, including Seanachai Theatre, Polarity, The Division and Mortar Theatre. Heath has designed set for On an Average Day (Joseph Jefferson Nomination, Outstanding Scenic Design), The Memory of Water, Beauty on the Vine, Bloody Bessand Zombies from the Beyond as well as the Jeff-recommended shows Waiting for Lefty and Medea (all with Backstage Theatre Company), and has also worked previously with Infamous Commonwealth Theatre, Grey Zelda, and Dog and Pony, among others. Joanna Iwanicka (Scenic Designer) is a Chicago based versatile theatre designer and an artisan. Her local scene design credits include Rivendell Theater Ensemble’s WRENS; The Division’s Zastrozzi, the Master of Discipline; Lifeline Theatre’s Duck for President, Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed, A True Story of 3 Little Pigs; Vintage Theatre Collective’s Hedda Gabler; Don’t Dress for Dinner at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre; Library Theatre’s Wood Demon and Tango at the Chopin Theatre. She has also realized shows at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the State Theatre Department of Puppetry Arts, The Białystok Puppet Theatre, Teatr K3 and Teatr Lalek Arlekin in her native Poland. This is her first collaboration with Strawdog Theatre. For more information on her previous, current and upcoming projects please visit her website www.joannaiwanicka.com. Jordan Kardasz (Lighting Designer) marks her ninth show with Strawdog and third as a proud ensemble member.  She last 8

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lit Neighborhood 3 and Pontypool in the fall.  She is thrilled to be working with Kyle and this awesome group of artists.  Jordan has designed or assisted with Strange Tree and Sideshow (where she is an Artistic Associate with both), Lifeline, Theatre Seven, The Hypocrites, Next, Adventure Stage, and many more. You can see some of her work at www.jordankardasz.com John Kelly (Assistant Lighting Designer) is really excited to be working with Strawdog Theatre Company for the first time. He has assisted Jordan Kardasz on other projects such as The Gacy Play (Sideshow Theatre company) and Goodbye Cruel World (Strange Tree Theatre Company). He has designed with for companies including UrbanTheater Company, Eclipse Theatre Company, Red Twist Theatre, Cold Basement Dramatics, InFusion Theatre, Polarity Ensemble and Columbia College Chicago. For more info on him visit www. johnkellydesigns.com  Kathy Logelin (Dialect Coach) is thrilled to return to Strawdog, after making her dialect coaching debut with St. Crispin’s Day. Recent coaching credits include Happy Now? with Shattered Globe Theatre, Susan Swayne and The Bewildered Bride with Babes with Blades, Glass Menagerie with Red Twist and Noises Off with TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Kathy has also worked with Remy Bumppo, Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co., Loyola University, Idle Muse Theatre Co., Griffin Theatre, Theatre Mir, and Chamber Opera Chicago. Kathy holds a B.S. in Acting from Illinois State University and is a company member with Rivendell Theatre Ensemble. Jordan Muller (Stage Manager) is very excited to be back with Strawdog Theatre Company where he last stage managed The Petrified Forest. Some of his other past credits include Profiles Theatre’s Hellcab, In a Forest Dark and Deep, A Beheading


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In Spokane, and 50 Words, as well as productions of The Vagina Monlogues and Chicago in his home state of Texas.  Jeff Shields (Properties Designer) moved to Chicago from Iowa City, Iowa in November of 2010. In Iowa, where he studied directing and design at the University of Iowa, he worked with various theatre companies working in many capacities from acting to directing.  Most recently he designed props for Redtwist’s Broken Glass and Purple Heart. Other Chicago credits include properties design for Mortar Theatre Company’s productions of Mother Bear , Corazon de Manzana and Bombs, Babes and Bingo; Piven Theatre’s production of Tusk Tusk and Hell in a Handbag’s productions of Scarrie: The Musical and Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer.  Upcoming projects include Body of Water and Reverb with Redtwist and Big Love with Strawdog Theatre Company.  He is an artistic associate with Mortar Theatre Company. Rachel M. Sypniewski (Costume Designer) is thankful and excited to be part of this talented production team and to be given the opportunity to work with Strawdog for the first time. She has designed over 100 shows in the Chicago storefront and educational theatre community, some

of her favorites include, Frankenstein in Love with Will Act For Food, Pippin with St. Patrick’s High School, Arcadia with New Leaf, Resort 76 with Infamous Commonwealth, and The Ghost is Here with Vitalist. Her upcoming designs include, Oliver!  with St. Patrick’s High School and Fight Girl Battle World with Infusion Theatre. Much love to Robb and the cats. For more information, visit her website at www.rachelsyp.com. Kati Sweaney (Dramaturg) is a candidate in Northwestern University’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama. Before moving to Chicago, she worked as a dramaturg in Portland, OR and Seattle, WA, including the Seattle Repertory Theatre’s west coast premiere of My Name Is Rachel Corrie. In Chicago, she has dramaturged Filament Theatre’s 2011/2012 season, including their acclaimed productions of The Drawer Boy and Hank Williams:Lost Highway; at Northwestern, Indians directed by Strawdog Artistic Associate Shade Murray, and the upcoming How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes directed by Michael Rohd. Her dissertation research concerns scientists who use performance to teach the public about the human brain, but it›s not quite as fun as working with the fine people of Strawdog, so she is very happy to be here.

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P R O D U C T I O N H I S TO R Y 1988-1990 Five of Us + The House of Correction + Temptation + A Family Affair + Dearest Father ~ Back Bog Beast Bait 1991 Muzeeka Play with Repeats # Titanic Icarus’ Mother Can’t Stand Up for Falling Down # The House of Yes + 1992 Etta Jenks + A Circle of People: Four by Chekov ~ Gertrude Stein and a Companion + Lux in Tenbris + Sure Thing + Hot Fudge + Speed-the-Play Ancient History + Light Up the Sky 1993 Absent Friends Gertrude Stein and a Companion The Revenger Relationship Hell The Big Funk + Lunch Search and Destroy + Crossing Boundaries: Women’s Roles and Realities 1994 Race ~ New Anatomies Wilhelm Reich in Hell Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) 1995 Burn This A Mother, a Daughter, and a Gun + Crossing Boundaries II: The Tower of Babel Project ~ Mariposa ~ Cat’s-Paw 10

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1996 Criminal Hearts Crossing Boundaries III: The Life of the Mind ~ Interrogating the Nude 1996–1997 It’s a Mediocre Life ~ Skeletons Crossing Boundaries IV: Leap of Faith ~ 1997–1998 Dark Rapture + Imagine Drowning Waltz Invention 1998–1999 HurlyBurly Owners 1999–2000 Manufracture + Measure for Measure Return to the Howard Bowl ~ 2000–2001 Disco Pigs # Our Country’s Good The Ball of Justice ~ 2001–2002 Ivona, Princess of Burgundia Toasting George ~ The Green Bird 2002-2003 Julius Caeser Knives in Hens Spring Awakening 2003-2004 Detective Story Merchant of Venice Fuddy Meers 2004-2005 Puntila, and His Man Matti Impossible Marriage The True Ballad of Fall’s Blessings~ 2005-2006 Three Sisters The Tooth of Crime (Second Dance)

2006-2007 Marathon ‘33 A Lie of The Mind 2007-2008 Aristocrats Richard III Old Town 2008-2009 R.U.R. Cherry Orchard Red Noses 2009- 2010 St. Crispin’s Day + Uncle Vanya Good Soul of Szechuan 2010-2011 Red Noses (Remount) State of The Union The Master & Margarita Conquest of the South Pole 2011-2012 Old Times The Petrified Forest Duchess of Malfi 2012-2013 Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom + Midwest Premiere # U.S. Premiere ~ World Premiere


DONORS Strawdog Theatre Company gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of individuals, organizations, and businesses made between July 1, 2011 and January 29, 2013 Challenge ($2,500+) – we strive to challenge the Strawdog audiences and actors by producing theater with teeth! Alphawood Foundation Anonymous Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Lois and Jim Hobart Thomas Linguanti Denis and Martha Pierce Jack Rubin & Pat Yuzawa-Rubin Community ($1,000+) – we strive to build a community of patrons and artists to celebrate theater in all its forms AT&T Stephen Bennett Emily M. Clayton Romain Ichbiah Joyce McGreevy Seth Rickard The Saints Nora Stapleton Mark D. Warner Ensemble ($500+) – we strive to build an ensemble where artists can build and explore their craft Pabst Brewing Company Rogo Entertainment Inc. David R. Rickard and Margaret L. Rickard Susan Toonen Genuine Connection ($250) – we strive to build genuine connections and relationships among actors, patrons and the community Richard Clark George Darveris Matthew & Leah Haran Stephen Johnson David Aaron Katz & Eileen Carol Katman Martin Pryzgoda Nora Stapleton Joseph Valerio Robert and Sheila Wentland

Donor (Up to $249) Basel Al-Aswad, MD Gregory Altman Michael Altman Thomas Anderson Michael and Jean Ban David Baricos Bruce Beatus Richard Bergfeld James Bishop Blackman Kallick Heidi Bloom Ardyce M. Boland Karine Bravais-Slyman John and Marilyn Bruggink Allison Cain Adela Cerda Libby Lai-Bun Chiu Judy Clifford Jonathan Cole Michael Coleman Barbara S. Cronin Katherine Dailey Julie Daniels George Darveris Carla DeLio Judy DeMike Robert B Dorfman Jennifer Draffen Dr. Wolfgang Epstein Peter Eunch Allan & Mary Fenske Eric Fortner Sherry Friedman Helen Garrahy Ruth Giles-Ott Tiffany Giammona Ronald and Susan Goeden John Green Carm Grisolia Francis Guinan Lorraine Hart Joseph P. Hassel Reid Hickman Ernest and Harriet Hirsch Melvin Hirsch Ernest and Harriet Hirschfeld James Hobart & Mary Geraghty Rebecca Hoag Marianne Hobart Linda Hoffmann Lillian D. Hohmann Jeremy Hornik Bernard Huerre Kermit O. King

Bradley L. Kisner Ekaterina Klyachko Marge and Duke Kozak Michael Kuntz Barbara Lanctot Merle Levine Jennifer Loomis Kat Mackenzie Lynn Mackenzie Maureen McCarthy Shawn McCormick Nancy McDaniel Peter McDowell Camille McLeod Dorothy Milne Ann Murray Cathy Nathan Jennifer Nelson Renee Nelson Cathleen O’Farrell Matthew and Barb Owens Susan Pateros Christine Plautz Nancy and John Prangl John Roberts John J. Ronan Seth Rubin Sonja Schiller Kate Schriner Karen Serges Greg Sommers Jon L. and Cathy J. Stein Deborah Thorpe Stef Tovar Jamie Vann Megan Wildebour Katherine Willhoite Steven Winterstein Stephen R. Wise Sharon Wolfson and Jake Trussel Midori Yokoyama and Pascal Dumas Nancy Young Tim Zingelman Patrick Zubrod

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S T R AW D O G T H E AT R E C O M PA N Y Strawdog Theatre Company • 3829 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60613 Box Office 773.528.9696 • Administration 773.528.9889 • Fax 773.528.7238 • www.strawdog.org ensemble Aly Greaves Amidei Anderson Lawfer Anita Deely Carmine Grisolia Eric Hellman

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board of directors Seth Rickard: Jack Rubin Board President James Hobart Gregory Altman Jennifer Nelson artistic associates Chris “Evil Vince” May Matt Hawkins Kimberly Senior membership emeritus Amy Dunlap Elea Crowther Andre Pluess Elizabeth Bart Petty Laidlaw Carrie Hegdahl Garrett Todd Chuck Harper Jaime Denton Dan Apodaca Jess Hill David Meihaus Jo Ann Oliver David Warren Wooley Debbie Caruso Julie Stanton Donald Cardiff Karen Hough

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Kyle Gibson Michaela Petro Mike Dailey Mike Mroch Paul Fagen

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Stacy Parker Stephanie Manglaras Steve Savage Tim Curtis Tim Zingelman Chris Hainsworth

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